Author Archives: Supinka Vivian

Rear-End Car Collisions

Hundreds of car accidents happen each year in which one driver fails to stop and rear-ends the car in front of him.  Pennsylvania follows the “assured clear distance rule”, which has been codified as part of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle … Continue reading

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Additional Identification Required at Pennsylvania Airports

The REAL ID Act, passed by the U.S. Congress in 2005, requires states to change their requirements for issuing driver licenses to meet minimum security standards.  Beginning January 22, 2018, air travelers with identification that does not meet the REAL … Continue reading

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Insurance Coverage Granted for Contamination

In a recent case, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) filed a lawsuit against Johnson Matthey, a manufacturer of metal alloys, contending its operations contaminated soil and groundwater.  In addition to denying those allegations, Johnson Matthey submitted the claim … Continue reading

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Real Estate Awarded to Buyer

In the recent case of Oliver v. Ball, 136 A.3d 162 (Pa. Super. 2016), the Superior Court ruled in favor of a buyer when the seller backed out of the sale. The buyer and seller agreed to the sale of … Continue reading

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